In this role, you will lead high-profile projects across Sydney from concept to completion, applying and developing your technical skills to creatively tackle complex engineering problems, delivering high-quality and detailed designs. You will represent XK on these projects, managing and developing valuable relationships with project partners, including architects, consultants, project managers and builders.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Structural Engineering

Role Requirements


  • Minimum 3 years of facade engineering design experience within an engineering consultancy

Knowledge and understanding of:

  • Structural design principles and their application to engineering design and construction
  • Australian Building Codes and Standards and their practical application
  • Façade systems, façade design and materials manufacture a distinct advantage
  • The latest industry practices, proprietary products, materials and construction techniques, and their application
  • Value management and value engineering concepts

Experience in:

  • Carrying out design engineering for façade, cladding, masonry, and steel
  • Reviewing contractor shop drawings and calculations
  • Attending inspections during construction, installation and fabrication on façade elements and their weather proofing installation
  • ACAD, Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Use computer-assisted façade engineering and design software
  • Developing complex analysis models and preparing calculations with high precision and accuracy
  • Producing technical reports and developing concepts that add value to a project

New build facade performance design and specification

  • Providing advice to façade and waterproofing contractors regarding facade detailing and performance
  • Conduct façade performance mock-up test unit inspection to assist clients in meeting the Australian Standards
  • Conduct independent calculation and shop drawing peer review

Building Envelope design

  • Technical due diligence assessments and design for building envelopes
  • Building waterproofing

Highly Regarded:

  • Knowledge of 3D geometrical analysis (Grasshopper, Excel, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Thermal simulation software tools (THERM & Windows Fenestration software)
  • Finite element analysis with the ability to develop complex analysis models.
  • Knowledge of building materials and durability assessment

Project Delivery:

  • Good understanding of project management principles and application in day-to-day tasks and project delivery
  • Able to provide technical guidance and support to engineers and draftspersons
  • Able to lead design development and manage the quality of deliverables produced by the project team


  • Offers approachable, friendly and professional service to clients and partners
  • Works effectively with others, including people with different personalities, working styles and backgrounds

Apply via the form below or email your CV to

Apply for this job

To apply for this role, attach your resume and complete a cover letter that tells us more about you, and addresses key responsibilities and at least 5 points within Experience & Competency requirements.